Rebecca Leshinsky

Dr Rebecca Leshinsky

Senior Lecturer

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Dr Rebecca Leshinsky is a property and urban planning barrister and Senior Lecturer in the School of Property, Planning and Project Management.

Overview

The research of Dr Rebecca Leshinsky is centered around condominium living and dispute resolution, as well as how advanced technologies intersect with property interests. This includes blockchain, fractionalization and tokenization of property interests and the impact such technologies have on land administration and registration.

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Industry experience

Over 20 years experience as a lawyer and urban planner.

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Research

Research is centered around condominium living and dispute resolution, as well as how advanced technologies intersect with property interests. This includes blockchain, fractionalization and tokenization of property interests and the impact such technologies have on land administration and registration.

Research keywords

Property Interests and Rights, Urban Planning Instrumentality, Advanced Technologies, Land Administration and Registration

Research output summary

42

Publications

3

Supervisor projects

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Supervisor interest areas

  • Condominium (strata) law and living, including dispute resolution
  • Emerging property interests including blockchain, fractionalization and tokenization of property interests

Supervisor projects

  • PhD: Key Drivers of Gated Community Development Case Study: Greater Accra, Ghana and London, United Kingdom
  • PhD: Implications of Advanced Technologies on the Specialised Property Valuation Profession in Australia
  • Masters: Studying the use case of Blockchain and Al technologies in improving the overall buying and selling process of Australian residential properties

Feature publications

Living with strata towers: a case study of metropolitan Melbourne in disruptive global times

Condominium Governance and Law in Global Urban Context

Leshinsky, R. (2021).

Decentralization as a Strategy to Scale Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration: An Indian Perspective on Institutional Challenges

Land, 10, 1 - 18

Ho, S.,Choudhury, P.,Haran, N.,Leshinsky, R. (2021).

Blockchain as a tool for land rights: ownership of land in Cyprus

Journal of Property, Planning and Environmental Law, 12, 171 - 182

Yapicioglu, B.,Leshinsky, R. (2020).

Key publications by year

  • Leshinsky, R. (2021). Living with strata towers: a case study of metropolitan Melbourne in disruptive global times In: Condominium Governance and Law in Global Urban Context, Routledge, Abingdon, United Kingdom
  • Ho, S.,Choudhury, P.,Haran, N.,Leshinsky, R. (2021). Decentralization as a Strategy to Scale Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration: An Indian Perspective on Institutional Challenges In: Land, 10, 1 - 18
  • Yapicioglu, B.,Leshinsky, R. (2020). Blockchain as a tool for land rights: ownership of land in Cyprus In: Journal of Property, Planning and Environmental Law, 12, 171 - 182
  • Leshinsky, R.,Ho, S.,Choudhury, P. (2020). Social Innovation as a Disruptor of Tenure: Recognising Land Rights of Slum Dwellers in Odisha, India In: Disruptive Technology, Legal Innovation, and the Future of Real Estate, Springer Nature Switzerland AG, Cham, Switzerland
  • Leshinsky, R.,Schatz, L. (2018). "I Don't Think My Landlord Will Find Out:" Airbnb and the Challenges of Enforcement In: Urban Policy and Research, 36, 417 - 428
  • Leshinsky, R.,Newton, P.,Galckin, S. (2018). The unintended consequences of strata title for urban regeneration In: Multi-Owned Property in the Asia-Pacific Region, Palgrave Macmillan, London, United Kingdom
  • Schatz, L.,Leshinsky, R. (2018). Up in the Air(bnb): Can short-term rentals be tamed? In: Property Law Review, 7, 105 - 120
  • Johnston, N.,Leshinsky, R. (2018). Gatekeeping information in the multi-owned property environment: Stymieing buyers' rights to discover and decide In: Property Management, 36, 506 - 520
  • Leshinsky, R. (2018). Keeping municipal law making democratic In: Global Perspectives in Urban Law, Routledge, London, United Kingdom
  • Douglas, K.,Leshinsky, R. (2017). Ethical concerns for owners corporation managers who informally mediate in owners corporation disputes: The need for a community of practice In: Law in Context, 35, 118 - 138
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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.